Business Tax Receipt
Thank you for considering the City of Crestview for your business location, we're so glad to have you!
Before you begin to apply for a Business Tax Receipt with the City, we want to make sure you have everything you'll need to be set for success,
Before Applying for a Business Tax Receipt:
Are you in the City Limits?
Before applying for a City of Crestview BTR, check to see that your property is within our City Limits on our interactive web map.
Have you filed with Sunbiz?
A copy of your Sunbiz registration is required when applying for a BTR in the City of Crestview. You can file with Sunbiz here.
Do you have your State license?
Make sure you apply for all State licenses applicable to your business. See the below list for the most common State departments that you may need a license from:
- Florida DBPR (Department of Business & Professional Regulation)
- Florida Department of Agriculture
- Florida Department of Health
- Florida Bar
Do you have your County Business Tax Receipt?
In addition to needing a City of Crestview BTR, you will also need a BTR from Okaloosa County. You can apply with the Okaloosa County Tax Collector.
Are you a Contractor?
Contractors within the City Limits must also be sure to register with our Building Division before applying for a BTR.
Are you a Temporary Vendor or do you have a Mobile Food Dispensing Vehicle?
In the City of Crestview, Temporary Vendors are required to apply for a Temporary Vending Permit with our Planning & Zoning Division as well as a BTR.
State-designated Mobile Food Dispensing Vehicles within the City of Crestview are required to apply for a City BTR as well.
Applying for a Business Tax Receipt:
Now that you have all the documentation you need, you can fill out our online Business Tax Receipt Application. Don't forget to attach all your registrations and licenses!
After applying, you can schedule your fire inspection - 850-682-6121, and your building inspection (if applicable) - 850-689-1618.
We will be sure to reach out to you once your application is approved, or if we need any other information.
If you have any questions, you can reach our office at (850) 682-1560, Option 8 or you can email us.